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. the story continues. we're waiting for president obama and governor christie's arrival. that will be an interesting bipartisan moment here in atlantic city. >> that fire hydrant picture is stunning. scott cohn, you're in a part of manhattan that's described as two different cities right now. that couldn't be more true. >> reporter: good morning from wall street. we moved inland from battery park and if you were just dropped here from outer space and just looked around for a second, you might think that this is a regular day at the office. of course it's not. mayor michael bloomberg was here to ring the opening bell for trading. we asked him as he came out of the exchange about the symbolism of that opening bell. >> it's good for the city and good for the country and good for everybody to get back to work. >> reporter: as you can see, the workers are here. many of them got here before dawn to try to get things going. it is not easy to function in your daily life on wall street today. nothing is open. there's no power around here. more to the point, there are a lot of iss
the president said. as we begin to see both candidates, we'll hear from governor romney in a little bit, what they're calling their closing arguments in the last few days of the campaign. >> reporter: that's right, and president obama is making his closing argument wrapping it around the recovery efforts for sandy, the bipartisan cooperation that he demonstrated with chris christie, trying to make the point that this is when america is at its best. now he's got a better than expected jobs report and he can say america's coming back, home values are rising. we had the most private sector hiring in eight months. all those are elements of the president's argument. of course, mitt romney's argument is going to be is this the best we can do? we can do better. he has already been saying that earlier today, saying the president says this is the best it can be. i say it can't stay this way. there you have the two arguments framed as we go to a final weekend with the polls nationally showing a dead heat and in the swing states a slide advantage for president obama. >> obviously it's all happening, the
for being so rude. we want to go quickly to new jersey governor chris christie who has just begun to speak. >>> we in the government will be here to work with you to have new jersey completely recover. i've spoken with president obama several times. the last time was at midnight last night. he assured me that we would have an expedited process with fema, whatever assistance we needed. he moved the extradited process this morning by declaring new jersey a major disaster area. the counties receiving an immediate declaration for individual and public assistance include atlantic, cape may, hudson, essex, middlesex, monmouth, ocean, and union. please know this list is not final. other counties most certainly will be added as we make a damage assessment. the biggest issues we're facing right now, most impacted counties are search and rescue and restoration of power. we want to make sure we're getting to those who chose not to leave evacuated areas or got caught in unexpected floodwaters. our priority right now is to ensure the safety and security of every new jerseyan. our state police and natio
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